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Village Green – Application for bands

Village Green – Application for bands

APPLICATION FOR BANDS We are currently programming our music stages for the 2015 Village Green festival. We work with a number of other producers/promoters who help us curate the various music stages at Village Green and there are a number of slots open to applications from bands. The level of interest from musicians is a […]

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Time & Space Residencies announced!

We are excited to announced a new round of artists selected for Time & Space residencies at Metal in Southend on Sea, Peterborough and Liverpool: Chalkwell Hall, Southend on Sea: Shabnam Shabazi Ailís Ní Ríain James Spinney and Peter Middleton Helena Hunter Jade Montserrat Chauffeurs Cottage, Peterborough: Barbara Dougan Kate Marsh and Welly O’Brien Richard […]

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Tabitha Moses: Investment Exhibition Extended

We’re delighted to announce that the exhibition at the Walker Art Gallery by Liverpool Art Prize 2013 Winner, Tabitha Moses, has been extended until Sunday 15 March 2015. Investment is a continuation of the work presented at the Liverpool Art Prize exhibition at the Albert Dock in 2013, exploring her experience of infertility and IVF. For the […]

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NetPark Artists Application

  Download these Guidelines as a Word document here. Please note that the deadline for the first round of NetPark commission has now passed and we’ll be announcing selected artists very soon.   The Opportunity Metal are looking to commission three artists – working from a starting point in any artistic discipline – to create a […]

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Metal Billboard – Peterborough Playwrights

BILLBOARD PLAYWRIGHTS: Write a short play, work with actors, see your play performed. #MetalBillboard The Brief: – You must live in or have a connection with Peterborough. Write a 10 – 15 minute play to be staged (no TV/Film scripts) Inspired by Metal’s billboard Questions Pick one of your choice and title the play accordingly […]

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Liverpool Art Prize

Since 2008 Liverpool Art Prize has been a core aspect of Liverpool’s art scene, offering artists the opportunity to exhibit their work to a wider public, the Liverpool arts community and gain vital profile across a range of press and media channels. In 2010 Metal took over the management and strategic direction of the prize […]

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Fertile Minds Creative Workshops

Saturday 18 October – Saturday 3 December Join Tabitha Moses and Rebecca Sharp for a series of creative workshops for people with experience of assisted conception. Tabitha Moses and Rebecca Sharp will lead three days of creative play using poetry and visual art techniques to explore participants’ experiences of assisted reproduction. No previous art or […]

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Politically-charged Play at Liverpool Venues

For the past three weeks Ed Barrett’s Enthusiastic Theatre Company have been rehearsing their first fully professional production of Sus; a play by Barrie Keefe, at Edge Hill Station. Having received critical attention at the time for its depiction of police harassment under the controversial ‘Suspicious person’ (‘sus’) laws, the play is set on Election […]

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Billboard Imagery

      Just a few of the billboards up in Peterborough. These billboards will be up for the rest of September, to take a walking tour download a map here.  Paula Benvegnu   Eden Barrena   Lee Mason   Lee Mason       Jason Duckmanton 

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The 10 Metal Billboard Images

  JESSIE BRENNAN      JASON DUCKMANTON   ALAN DUNN   HELEN SCHELL   LEE MASON   LAURA KEEBLE   PAULA BENVEGNU    EDEN BARRENA    RICHARD CRAMP   SCOTT SPENCER  

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Crafts At Cafe Valise with Handmade In Peterborough and Jeni Cairns

Feeling crafty? Drop in and create some garden inspired crafts: 12 – 1pm: Make insect hotels for your garden or yard with garden designer Jeni Cairns 1 – 2pm: Create felt folk birds with knitted flowers with Ruth and Julia of Handmade in Peterborough 2 – 3pm: Make insect hotels for your garden or yard […]

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Metal Billboard Map

The billboards are now up in 11 different locations around Peterborough. We will be holding a launch for the billboards on Sunday 31st August which will include artist led walking tours, more details here. The billboards will be up for the whole month of September if you would like to go on your own independent walking […]

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